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  • Reporter Quits On Live TV, Admits To Owning Cannabis Club

    YouTube Charlo Greene, a reporter for CBS affiliate KTVA-TV in Anchorage, Alaska, quit her job live on air Sunday night after announcing that she owned a medical marijuana business. According to the Alaska Dispatch News, Greene did a report on the Alaska Cannabis Club on the 10 p.m. news. At the…

    Business Insider
  • Mom's "worst nightmare," a child's mental illness

    It was Dec. 14, 2012, and Liza Long headed to work at Carrington College-Boise. It was just another Friday morning until Long, the mother of four children, logged on to Facebook, where news of a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, was just beginning to emerge. "I…

    CBS News
  • Identifying Skin Cancer: 33 Photos That Could Save Your Life - Weather.com

    Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. One in five Americans will be diagnosed with the disease in his or her lifetime. There are more new cases of skin cancer every year than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers combined

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    '21-Day Belly Fix' Claims Digestive Health Is Key to Weight Loss

    Dr. Tasneem Bhatia says the gut is the body's command center and can influence weight loss.

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  • Steelers Injury Report: Updates on Ryan Shazier and Jarvis Jones injuries

    The Pittsburgh Steelers had avoided the dreaded 'injury bug' through two weeks of NFL action, but the Steelers saw three defensive starters lost to injury in their victory over the Carolina Panthers. Per ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, J Jones likely needs wrist surgery and is out indefinitely.

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  • Workout Wednesday: JetSet Pilates is Trailblazing Boutique Fitness in Wynwood

    Welcome to Workout Wednesday, where we shed the limelight on Miami's hottest fitness trends, studios and workouts. The only thing dangerous about the new JetSet Pilates in Wynwood, is that Zak the Baker is located next door. Since its first studio opened in South Beach back in 2010, JetSet has been…

    Racked Miami
  • Development Watch : Joint Library, Health and Recreation Center Will Merge Into One

    It is no easy feat to boldly stake a claim for a project that aims to make a national model for a public-private partnership that unites services for healthcare, literacy and recreation for children and adults under one roof. The first floor will be a library and recreation center. Philly.com…

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  • Medtronic Announces CE Mark And European Launch of TYRX Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope

    Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) has received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for the TYRX(TM) Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope. This innovative mesh envelope covers an implantable cardiac device to help stabilize the device after implantation and reduce

    Benzinga
  • [audio] Finally, a weight loss app for your kids

    MarketWatch T contact ... your daily download for tech news that matters to you ... helping kids lose weight the right way and there's an app for that ... I'm Steve of us ... obesity rates of more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents

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  • Finance minister back in hospital for check-up

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has returned to hospital for a check-up after an operation to treat his diabetes, his doctor said on Monday, adding that the minister was doing well and should leave soon. Jaitley had to skip a meeting of finance ministers from the Group of 20 nations in Australia last…

    Reuters
  • Lunches dumped to avoid food-poisoning scare

    Asian Games organizers discarded 76 packaged lunches prepared for athletes after inspectors found salmonella in meat samples on the weekend. Bruce Lee from the games' organizing committee in Incheon on Monday said the potentially-contaminated meals had been prepared for athletes in shooting,…

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    Mom Hopes Latest Viral Challenge Will Find Cure for Cancer

    An emergency room nurse in Virginia, who works at the same hospital where her son lost his battle to acute myeloid leukemia, is spreading the word about the latest viral challenge to raise money for research.

    Tribune
  • DeAngelo Hall carried off field with Achilles injury

    DeAngelo Hall carried off field with Achilles injuryAs Washington tries to keep the Eagles under 30 points (and 40), they’ll be without their best cornerback. DeAngelo Hall helped to the sideline with a lower leg injury.  He put no weight on his left

    ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
  • Google Invests in Smart Spoons for Parkinson's Patients

    Google recently acquired Lift Labs, a company that develops "smart utensils" for Parkinson's patients. Google stated that Liftware "could improve quality of life for millions of people" on its Google+ account. Prior to Google's acquisition, Lift Labs raised $1 million in funding to date.

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  • Raiders injury update: Streater, Branch both suffer fractures

    Programming note: Immediately after the Raiders-Patriots game, change the channel to Comcast SportsNet Plus for Raiders Postgame Live.FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Rod Streater took a hard fall and tried to get back up. It was a no go. The Raiders receiver went

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  • After Surgery, Surprise $117,000 Medical Bill From Doctor He Didn't Know

    Before his three-hour neck surgery for herniated disks in December, Peter Drier, 37, signed a pile of consent forms. A bank technology manager who had researched his insurance coverage, Mr. Drier was prepared when the bills started arriving: $56,000 from

    Huffington Post
  • Soccer-Acerbi makes Serie A comeback nine months after cancer relapse

    Sassuolo midfielder Francesco Acerbi made an emotional comeback to Serie A on Sunday, just over nine months after being diagnosed with testicular cancer for a second time. The 26-year-old played the full 90 minutes in the goalless draw against Sampdoria, his first match since Dec. 8. "I'd have been…

    Reuters
  • How to help ensure you die on your own terms

    Earlier this year, Gary Spivack and his sister Betsy Goodkin lost their mother to cancer. "She was a very stubborn and proud person who fought this and had a lot of support from immediate family and a lot of friends," says Spivack, 49, a music industry executive who lives in Pacific Palisades.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Jason Kelce Injury: Eagles center could miss up to 2 months

    Ugh. According to Howard Eskin, Philadelphia Eagles starting center Jason Kelce may miss some significant time due to an injury Kelce suffered during the team's 37-34 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Starting to hear that @eagles C Jason

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